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Kelly Morton, PhD
Professor, Family Medicine
School of Medicine
Professor, Psychology
Member, Experimental Psychology, SST, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • Haviland, M.G., Przekeop, P., Oda, K., & Morton, K.R. (2012, September).  Pain interference in the lives of older adults.  Poster presented at the American Academy of Pain Management, Phoenix, AZ. ( 9/2012 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Jochai, D., Sonne, J.L., Morton, K.R., Vermeesrch, D.A., Stacey, D.G. (2012, August). An empirical investigation of ethical decision-making regarding nonsexual multiple relationships.  Paper presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. ( 8/2012 )
  • Ellison, C.G., Lee, J., Morton, K.R. (2011).  Symposium presentation.  Religious coping and health outcomes: complexity, contradictions, and the importance of the social context.  Society for Personality & Social Psychology, San Francisco, CA. ( 4/2011 )
  • Paris-Pombo, A., Osborn, J., Morton, K., Wilber, L. (2011).  Planning for innovation in graduate medical education using the CDC program evaluation framework.  Paper at STFM 2011 Annual Conference on Practice Improvement, Newport Beach, CA. ( 4/2011 )
  • Veluz-Dye, R., Morton, K.R., Lee, J. (2009).  The role of worldview & religious coping in moderating depression in adult child sexual abuse survivors.  Presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Denver, Colorado, October. ( 10/2009 )
  • Lee, J., Morton, K.R., & Ellison, C.E. (2009).  Sabbath beliefs and health in a Seventh-day Adventist cohort.  Presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Denver, Colorado, October. ( 10/2009 )
  • Lee, J.W., Morton, K.R., Walters, J., Bellinger, D.L., Butler, T.L., Wilson, C., Walsh, E., Ellison, C.G., McKenzie, M.M., & Fraser, G.E. (2008).  The Biopsychosocial Religion and Health Study (BRHS):  Overview and Methods. Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY. ( 10/2008 )
  • Lee, J.W., Morton, K.R., Adesina, O. (2008).  The structure of Sabbath keeping and its impact on well-being.  Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY.  ( 10/2008 )
  • Morton, K.R., Lee, J., Ellison, C.E., Veluz, R., Wilson, C., Walsh, E., & Walters, J. (2008).  Discrimination, Religious Appraisals, and Forgiveness Independently Predict Depression in a Cohort of Black and White Adults.  Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY.  ( 10/2008 )
  • Morton, K.R., Lee, J., Ellison, C.E., Hewett, J., Greene, S., Bellinger, D., & Fraser, G. (2008).  Giving vs. Receiving Religious Support by Marital, Racial, and Gender Status.  Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY. ( 10/2008 )
  • Ellison, C.E., Elfakhani, M., Erdogruca, N., Lee, J.W., Morton, K.R., Walters, J.W., Wilson, C.M. (2008).  The Effects of Life-Threatening Traumas on Depressive Symptoms: Exploring the Mediating and Moderating Roles of Religious Resources.  Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Louisville, KY. ( 10/2008 )
  • Veluz, R., & Morton, K.R. . "Longitudinal Prediction of Illness after Final Exams." the William James Research Competition. Loma Linda, CA ( 5/2006 )
  • Yu, I., & Morton, K.R. . "The Asian-American Moral Journey: Cultural Identity Integration. ." the William James Research Competition,. Loma Linda, CA ( 5/2006 )
  • Morton, K.R. . "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Basics and Beyond.." Desert Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds. Palm Springs, CA. ( 5/2006 )
  • Chand, P., Morton, K.R., & Jih, W. . "FMC?S Broken Promise to Protect Children from Lead Screening. ." the Inland Empire Residency Exchange Research Competition in Family Medicine. Loma Linda, CA ( 5/2006 )
  • Das, S., Deppe, L., & Morton, K.R. . "Screening for Retinopathy in Loma Linda Family Medicine with Type 2 Diabetes. ." the Inland Empire Residency Exchange Research Competition in Family Medicine. Loma Linda, CA ( 5/2006 )
  • Mahoney, M., & Morton, K.R.. "The Need for Empathy and Emotional Regulation in Moral Reasoning. ." the Western Psychological Association Convention, . Palm Springs, CA. ( 4/2006 )
  • Brooks, S.O., Borton, K.R., & Bentancourt, H.. "Ecological factors predicting undergraduate success in African Americans: Parental and Institutional Factors.." AERA Pre-conference: Adult Development Symposium. San Francisco, CA ( 4/2006 )
  • Lee, J., Morton, K., Walters, J., Mahoney, M., & Veluz, R. . "Beliefs about Sabbath: Associations with Religious Coping, Intrinsic Religiosity, Mental & Physical Health. ." the Western Psychological Association Convention . Palm Springs, CA. ( 4/2006 )
  • Morton, K.R.. "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The basics and beyond ." Desert Critical Care Symposium. Palm Desert, CA ( 11/2004 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Ellison, C.G., McFarland, M.J., Steckler, R.A., Lee, J., Morton, K.R. (2011). Presentation. The social organization of health lifestyles among Seventh-day Adventists.  Southern Sociological Society, Jacksonville, FL, April. ( 4/2011 )
  • Brown, D., & Morton, K.R. (2009).  Social Cognitive predictors of Latinos and Whites.  Western Psychological Association Convention, Portland, OR. ( 5/2009 )
  • Ellison, C.E., McFarland, M., Morton, K.R., Lee, J., & Walters, J.  (2009). Harsh parenting and depressive symptoms among Seventh-day Adventists: Exploring the moderating effects of religious coping and spiritual resources.  Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA. ( 4/2009 )
  • Ellison, C.E., Guillory, J., McFarland, M., Morton, K.R., Lee, J., & Walters, J.  (2009).  Coreligionist networks and health behaviors among Seventh-day Adventists. Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA. ( 4/2009 )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • Turner, S., Deppe, L., Dysinger, W., Morton, K.R. (2011). The impact of longitudinal obesity education on residents' recognition and management of obesity.  Presentation.  Loma Linda University IERPE, Loma Linda, CA ( 4/2011 )
  • Mu, A., Morton, K.R., Jih, W. (2011).  A systematic approach to medication reconciliation.  Presentation.  Loma Linda University IERPE, Loma Linda, CA. ( 4/2011 )
  • Haviland, M.G., Morton, K.R., Oda, K., & Fraser, G.E. (2009).  Traumatic experiences, major life stressors,and self-reporting a physician-given fibromyalgia diagnosis.  Adventist Health Study 2 Seminar, Loma Linda University. ( 10/2009 )
  • DeSilva, K., Morton, K.R., & Lee, J.W. (2009).  Childhood risky family exposure hinders marital functioning in adulthood.  Adventist Health Study 2 Seminar, Loma Linda University. ( 7/2009 )
  • Morton, K.R. (2009).  Giving versus Receiving Religious Support from the Church Community.  Mind and Spirit in Dialogue: The seventh annual conversation between the Church and the University Community.  Loma Linda University Church, Loma Linda, CA.  ( 1/2009 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Osborn, J., Morton, K., & Lee, H. (2012). P4 (Preparing the personal physician for practice) innovation:  Four year innovation in family and preventive medicine.  Poster presentation at the STFM conference. ( 1/2012 )
  • Przekop, P., Haviland, M.G., Zhao, Y., Oda, K., Morton, K.R., & Fraser, G.E. (2011, September).  Perceived physical and mental health and co-morbid diseases among women with irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, neither, or both disorders.  Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Pain Management, Las Vegas, NV. ( 9/2011 )
  • Morton, K.R., Williams, A., Sarton, A., Osborn, J.S. (2011).  A resident run telephone intervention to optimize lipid parameters in patients with diabetes and hyperlipidemia.  Research poster presentation.  44th Annual Spring Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 27-May 1. ( 4/2011 - 5/2011 )
  • Morton, K.R., Osborn, J. (2011).  Nurturing System-Savvy Servant Leaders in Whole Person Care.  Poster presentation at the P4 meeting in Kansas City, MO, April. ( 4/2011 )
  • Przekop, P., Haviland, M.G., Zhao, Y., Oda, K., Morton, K.R., Fraser, G.E. (2011).  Perceived physical and mental health and co-morbid diseases among women with irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, neither, or both disorders.  Poster presentation.  American Academy of Pain Management, Las Vegas, NV, September; Award of Excellence. ( 4/2011 )
  • Mundall, J., Testerman, J., Morton, K., Berk, Lee. (2011).  The outpatient waiting room as part of the patient-centered medical home: Improving satisfaction.  Poster at STFM 2011 Annual Conference on Practice Improvement, Newport Beach, CA ( 4/2011 )
  • Simon, L., Morton, K.R. (2011). Satisfaction and savings with exam room redesign.  Poster at STFM 2011 Annual Conference on Practice Improvement, Newport Beach, CA ( 4/2011 )
  • Jih, W., Morton, K.R., Ward, D., Halverson, S. (2011).  Preventive care quality improvements in the CMS MCMP demonstration project.  Poster presentation.  STFM, New Orleans, LA. ( 1/2011 )
  • DeSilva, K., Morton, K.R., & Lee, J.W. (2009).  Childhood risky family exposure hinders marital functioning in adulthood.  American Psychological Society Convention, San Francisco, CA. ( 5/2009 )
  • Mercer, H., Morton, K.R., & Hopp-Marshak, H.. "Applications of the Transtheoretical Model of Change to Self Care Behavior in Type 2 Diabetes." Western Psychological Association. Vancouver, Canada ( 5/2007 )
  • Morton, K.R., Brown, D., & Mercer, H.. "Coping and Support Predictors of Diabetes Self Care in Latinos." Western Psychological Association. Vancouver, Canada ( 5/2007 )
  • Mahoney, M., Morton, K.R., & Yu, I.. "The Education Effect on Progression in Moral Reasoning." Western Psychological Association. Vancouver, Canada ( 5/2007 )
  • Morton, K.R., Veluz, R., & Boyd, K.. "Nonreligious and Religious Coping Factor Pattern Similarities and Differences." Western Psychological Association. Vancouver, Canada ( 5/2007 )
  • Morton, K.R., Testerman, J.K., Yu, I. "Health Psychology and Family Medicine: Partners in Health." North American Primary Care Research Group. Tucson, AZ ( 10/2006 )
  • Morton, K.R.,Mahoney, M., Yu, I., Stratis, T., Tanaka-Koyanagi, Y., Veluz, R. . "Factor Structure of the Asian Values Scale: Variant or Invariant by Asian Group? ." the Western Psychological Association Convention, . Palm Springs, CA ( 4/2006 )
  • Macias Chamorro, A., Sonne, J.S., Morton, K., & Shida, J. . "Pediatric Amputations: PTSD, Behavioral Tendencies and Quality of Life.." American Psychological Association Convention. Washington, DC. ( 8/2005 )
  • Stratis, T., & Morton, K.R.. "CAM use in Japanese Americans: Acculturation matters. ." Annual Postgraduate Convention, March 2-10, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Loma Linda, CA ( 3/2005 )